Sexual fungus could be the key to revolutionizing penicillin

Though penicillin was once a miracle cure for bacterial infections ranging from syphilis to staph, it is slowly becoming obsolete. Bacteria are evolving antibiotic resistance, and medicine is racing to keep up by producing new and different forms of the drug. Penicillin and its derivatives come from a fungus called … » 1/22/13 4:47pm 1/22/13 4:47pm